Volunteer opportunity: Blossom tour Sunday 9th May 2021

 Registration is closed for this event

Sunday 9th May - at Home Farm orchard, Stanmer 9.30am - 1.30pm

Brighton Permaculture Trust’s Home Farm Orchard is a magnificent sight when the apple trees are in full blossom. Would you like to help us run our Blossom Tour at Home Farm Orchard? We are looking for volunteers to help with the event on the day. Duties will involve helping set up the orchard (putting up signage, flags, gazebos), meeting & greeting attendees arriving at timed entry slots, moving small groups through the orchard to 3 fixed stations where our tour guides will give short workshops, ensuring attendees adhere to Covid-19 rules (social distancing, use of sanitizers).

** Covid 19 - ** Covid 19 - You must NOT attend this event if you or a member of your household has had symptoms of Covid-19 within 10 days prior to the session or had a positive test for Covid-19 within 10 days prior to the session or have been advised by Test and Trace to self-isolate.
In order to help manage the session safely we will have a limit on volunteers for this session and registering via the link below is essential. Please don't turn up without registering - people who turn up without registering will be turned away, sorry! Please travel to the session as safely and responsibly as you can.We will be operating a social distancing policy and other Covid-19 measures according to government guidelines and you will be fully briefed by your team leader. ****

Please register for this session.

Please read for your safety - please be aware that our Home Farm Orchard is a wild and wonderful place with many wild and wonderful plants and creatures. Wasps are present, please do not attend if you have an allergy. Nettles, ankle shredding brambles, rabbit holes and all the usual country hazards need attention too. 

Your host

Jenni Cresswell

When you register you will receive an email which will give you her contact phone number in case you need to call her on the day.

Practical stuff

- Food and drink to sustain you for the session (snacks, flasks, water etc).
- Sturdy footwear (no sandals) 
- Clothing suitable for prevailing weather

We will have hand sanitiser on site but suggest you may want to bring your own as well. Water bottles will be able to be refilled on site if necessary. Dress appropriately for weather conditions and messy work. Public toilets are adjacent to the site.

Please note that for all the activities all children under the age of 18 and people with support needs must be accompanied by a parent/carer who is responsible for their supervision, safety and any medication needed.


We will meet at the Fruit Factory which is in Stanmer village almost opposite the cafe. See 2nd map down via this link:


If you get lost, please call Jenni.

9th May 2021 9:30 AM   through   1:30 PM